[sane-devel] Introducing myself, asking about SANE capabilities

Gerhard Jaeger gerhard at gjaeger.de
Wed Jan 16 14:58:56 UTC 2008

On Wednesday 16 January 2008 15:33:28 m. allan noah wrote:
> 2008/1/16 Fran Alvarez <skitarna at gmail.com>:
> > Well, it goes so: I need to override the flatbed motor behaviour as I'm
> > only interested on reading ONE LINE, that is, the scanned image should be
> > the minimum that the CCD can physically handle and send back to the
> > processing engine. By the doc's I've read, I think it could be managed
> > with the scanning area properties, but not sure about wether the motor
> > control is "as is" and SANE has to deal with some standards that include
> > predefined (and unavoidable) pre-positioning motor high level commands.
> This comes up on the mailing list every 6 months or so, but noone ever
> says what the purpose is.

This is soooo true and is pretty annoying...

> Every scanner is different, so without more info about your needs, i
> dont think i can comment further.

And so won't anybody

- Gerhard

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